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Old 06-17-2013, 06:46 AM
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Originally Posted by vinniekq2 View Post
The 327 will make more power than the 305,yes. The 327 can rev higher,more freely,w/e terminology you wish to put here,,,,have a lower piston speed at same RPM,,,there fore the 327 can rev a little higher,if you take advantage of this then the power will come on later than the 305(leave the 350 out for now)
If you change the heads, cam, intake, exhaust, etc. to raise the rpm on the 327 so that the piston speed matches that of the 305 then yes that is true.

BUT piston speed is almost never a limiting factor on a street engine and we're not discussing two completely different engines, but rather two identical engines with the exception of the piston diameter and crankshaft throw.

The 327 will have more power at every engine speed when compared to an equally built 305.
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